Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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TALS0124 Introduction to Economic Sociology 3 ECTS
Organised by
Economic Sociology
Person in charge
Titiana Ertiö

Learning outcomes

The objective of the course is to introduce students to the basic economic structures present in society and to assess them from a sociological perspective. Upon completion of the course, the students should be able to identify the relationships between different social structures and economic actors within the societal context, as well as understand the potential socio-cultural and technological implications on economic actors.


Students will be introduced to basic concepts of economic sociology and their relationship with social sciences and business studies. Particular attention will be given to current societal phenomena, both local and global.

Teaching methods

No lectures.

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Written exam
  • In English

The exam is taken through the Electronic Exam service: https://tenttis.utu.fi.


Numeric 0-5.

Study materials

Hass (2007): Economic sociology. An introduction. London, Routledge. The exam is taken through the Electronic Exam service: https://tenttis.utu.fi.

Further information

Restricted attendance. The course is only available for exchange and Master's Degree Programme students who cannot participate in the course held in Finnish.

Belongs to following study modules

Department of Social Research
Compulsory course (Economic Sociology)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Implementation details are unavailable.
Department of Social Research
Social Research
Finnish Study Modules
Department of Social Research
Social Policy
Social Work
Economic Sociology